Top News Headlines of 21 October 2014

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 20 October 2014:

  • More than 230 makeshift firecracker stalls went up in flames at Faridabad’s Dussehra Grounds on Tuesday.
  • Doctors have created history by reversing a 38-year-old Bulgarian firefighter’s complete spinal paralysis, transplanting nerve-supporting cells from his nose into his spinal cord.
  • In order to make India a better place to do business, the government is working to cut down the time for registering a business from 27 days to a single day.
  • Manohar Lal Khattar, a dedicated RSS pracharak and firsttime MLA, was named Haryana’s first BJP chief minister on Tuesday. He will take oath on 28
  • India’s chief hockey coach Terry Walsh resigned on Tuesday, citing “considerable difficulty adjusting to the deci sion-making style of the sporting bu reaucracy in In dia”.
  • Christophe de Margerie, the CEO of French oil giant Total SA, died on Monday at a Moscow air port.
  • Bhatti Village on the edge of south Delhi–long forgotten by planners–will be developed as the city’s first model rural village under the “Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana“.
  • Rakesh Kumar has taken over as the Chief Vigilance Officer of Hindustan Copper Limited in October 2014.
  • BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis will take over as chief minister of Maharashtra after Diwali on Monday.
  • The government’s gift to tourists -electronic visa -is likely to be launched by October-end, for the first time in India.
  • In a first, doctors in Australia have used a 3D printer to help build a 71-year-old man a new heel bone and save him from losing his leg to cancer.
  • Northern Ireland has become the first in UK to ban paying for sex.
  • Pakistan has suspended the licence of a fiercely anti-government TV news channel.
  • Monica Lewinsky said she was one of the first victims of cyberbullying, becoming “Patient Zero” after falling in love with Bill Clinton.
  • Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, whose beautifully made evening wear was beloved by US first ladies, has died at 82.
  • Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam, has dies on Tuesday at the age of 98.
  • Microsoft’s Indiaborn CEO Satya Nadella earned a whopping $84.3 million for the fiscal year ended June 2014.
  • President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday okayed an ordinance for auctioning the 214 coal blocks whose allotments were cancelled by the Supreme Court in September.
  • South Africa captain AB de Villiers anchored his side to a six-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first game of their three match one-day series on Tuesday.
  • The third day of competitions with swimmer Sharath Mahadevarao Gayakwad grabbing his third medal in the Para Asian Games here on Tuesday.
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Top News Headlines of 21 October 2014
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